DEF LEPPARD x JOURNEY Tour In BIRMINGHAM, AL (Show Report)
Def Leppard played another show with Journey on the 2018 North American tour last night in Birmingham, AL with 16 songs performed.
The show took place at the 19,000 capacity Legacy Arena at BJCC.
The band last played Birmingham onon the Summer Tour 2016.
The tenth show the band have played in Birmingham (or Pelham) and third time at this venue.
The first visit here took place in May 1983 at Boutwell Memorial Auditorium during the Pyromania tour. Just a couple of weeks into their first US headline tour.
Two In The Round shows followed at the Birmingham-Jefferson Coliseum (BJCC) starting in December 1987 on the Hysteria tour (supported by Tesla).
The second one and last of three shows at that venue happened in November 1992 on the Adrenalize tour.
The first show at Oak Mountain took place in July 1996 during the Slang tour.
They would not return to this city until June 2005 on the first Rock Of Ages tour at the City Stages Festival.
Two more visits to Oak Mountain took place in November 2006 and August 2008 when the venue was known as the Verizon Wireless Music Center.
The 2015 show was to have been the place where Vivian returned to the tour but this was delayed until the next show in Atlanta after travel issues.
'When Love & Hate Collide' was played for the first time in Birmingham.
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The next show takes place on 22nd August in Columbus, OH.
Def Leppard 2018 - Birmingham, AL Setlist
- 00 - Are You Excitable? Video (Intro)
- 01 - Rocket (Single Version)
- 02 - Animal
- 03 - Foolin'
- 04 - When Love & Hate Collide
Played for the first time in Birmingham.
- 05 - Let's Get Rocked
- 06 - Armageddon It
- 07 - Rick Savage Bass Solo/Rock On
- 08 - Two Steps Behind (acoustic)
- 09 - Man Enough
- 10 - Love Bites
- 11 - Bringin' On The Heartbreak (electric)
- 12 - Switch 625 (Instrumental)
- 13 - Hysteria/Heroes (David Bowie) tag
- 14 - Pour Some Sugar On Me
- 15 - Rock Of Ages
- 16 - Photograph
Journey - Birmingham, AL Setlist
- 01 - Intro/Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
- 02 - Only the Young
- 03 - Escape
- 04 - Stone In Love
- 05 - Be Good To Yourself
- 00 - Neal Schon Guitar Solo #1
- 06 - Lights
- 07 - Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'
- 00 - Jonathan Cain Piano Solo
- 08 - Who's Crying Now
- 09 - Open Arms
- 10 - La Do Da/Steve Smith Drum Solo
- 00 - Any Way You Want It
- 11 - Liberty
- 12 - Wheel In The Sky
- 13 - Faithfully
- 14 - Don't Stop Believin'
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